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Family trip to Florence with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Florentine Colours Travelers with children will find interesting places nearly everywhere in Florence. Piazza Della Repubblica is known as one of the liveliest areas in the whole city, with numerous places of interest, museums, and restaurants located close to it. An amazing merry-go-round, which will be certainly liked by children, is also located there. Experienced travelers recommend visiting that place in the evening when the merry-go-round is lit by an attractive illumination.
In romantic Florence, there are interesting shopping places for everyone. The real landmark of the city is the San Lorenzo covered market, which has leather, clothing and accessories of the … Open
Older children will find much fun in the Museum of Geology and Paleontology (the Museo di Storia Naturale di Firenze), which collection is nothing but unique. The exhibition includes skeletons of ancient animals and figures of dinosaurs that inhabited our planet millions of years ago. There is also a rich collection of archaeological artifacts in the museum, and all children are recommended to take a look at it.
Vecchio Museum is one of the most unusual museums in the city, which is also good for a family visit. The museum is located in a unique mansion built in the 16th century. In the past, the building belonged to the Medici dynasty. A visit to the museum is like a journey to the past. Here travelers can walk in the mansion and enter its hidden rooms with the skillfully restored style and atmosphere of the past. A theatrical performance is an essential part of excursions in the museum, but visitors will be absolutely fascinated with the part when they can observe and even try antique costumes and masks. Copyright
Discovering the architecture of Florence from bird's eye view! Florence Cathedral, Basilica of Santa Croce, Palazzo Pitti, Certosa di Firenze, Villa di Castello, all those monuments are defining the image of Florence … Open
The most curious kids are recommended to attend the Galileo Museum that is dedicated to the history of science. Visitors will learn more about the great scientific discoveries in an amusing and easy to understand way. The exhibition of the museum includes numerous maps, compasses, and astrolabes, as well as other unusual items that are in some way or another connected to the development of science and technology. Children will be invited to participate in interesting tests and experiments, which are so exciting that many children become fascinated with science after a visit to that museum.
Florence In order to make your excursion program more diversified, head to the Chocolate Factory – a paradise for all sweet-tooths. Here visitors will learn in detail how the chocolate is made and about interesting technologies that are used to produce candies and other desserts. Testing of sweets which are produced at the factory is an essential part of the excursion. Kids below 14 are welcome to participate in various master classes.
Basilica of San Lorenzo, Santa Maria Novella, Palazzo Vecchio, Santissima Annunziata, as well as many others, they all become the world's cultural heritage objects and remain as iconic monuments for Florence … Open
In the immediate vicinity of Florence you will find the magnificent Pinocchio Park, which is oriented on children of different age. Besides a wide choice of rides and playgrounds, which can be found in all parks of this type, there is a beautiful Fairytale house for babies and Marionette Theatre, a visit to which will be certainly liked by older children. During their stay in the park, children can try on and make memorable shots in costumes of their favorite cartoon characters, enjoy various rides, and even make a walk in the “country of fools” with many interesting entertainments.
Florence from the Top Fans of nature simply cannot leave Florence without visiting Boboli Gardens – the largest and most famous landscape garden in Florence that is also very popular with vacationers with children. This park is an ideal place for walking. New garden sculptures regularly appear there and are used as a background for interesting family photographs.
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Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Florence
♥   Amusement park 'Cavallino Matto' Castagneto Carducci, 86.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Mirabilandia' Ravenna, 102.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Florence
♥   Water park 'Sunpark' Tirrenia, Pisa, 78.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Acquavillage' Cecina, Livorno, 79.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Acquavillage' Follonica, Livorno, 101 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Mirabilandia Beach' Savio, Ravenna, 102.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in Florence and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Aquarium of Leghorn' , 80.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in/near Florence
♥   Zoo 'Giardino Zoologico di Pistoia' Pistoia, 35.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo '1° Parco Zoo della Fauna Europea' Poppi, Arezzo, 42.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Centro Faunistico Parco Gallorose' Cecina, Livorno, 78.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Safari Ravenna' Ravenna, 103 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Città della Domenica' Perugia, 114.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Florence - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Florence, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Florence for families with children. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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